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New-DfsnRootTarget

Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1

Updated: October 17, 2013

Applies To: Windows 8.1, Windows PowerShell 4.0, Windows Server 2012 R2

New-DfsnRootTarget

Adds a root target to a DFS namespace.

Syntax

Parameter Set: AddNamespaceRootTarget1
New-DfsnRootTarget [-TargetPath] <String> [[-State] <State> ] [[-ReferralPriorityClass] <ReferralPriorityClass> ] [[-ReferralPriorityRank] <UInt32> ] [-AsJob] [-CimSession <CimSession[]> ] [-Path <String> ] [-ThrottleLimit <Int32> ] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

The New-DfsnRootTarget cmdlet adds a root target to a Distributed File System (DFS) namespace. Specify the DFS namespace root folder and the new root folder target. You can set the state of the DFS namespace target and configure priority class and priority rank for referrals.

For more information about DFS namespaces, see Overview of DFS Namespaces (http://technet.microsoft.com/library/cc730736) on TechNet.

Parameters

-AsJob

Runs the cmdlet as a background job. Use this parameter to run commands that take a long time to complete. The cmdlet immediately returns an object that represents the job and then displays the command prompt. You can continue to work in the session while the job completes. To manage the job, use the *-Job cmdlets. To get the job results, use the Receive-Job cmdlet. For more information about Windows PowerShell® background jobs, see about_Jobs.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-CimSession<CimSession[]>

Runs the cmdlet in a remote session or on a remote computer. Enter a computer name or a session object, such as the output of a New-CimSession or Get-CimSession cmdlet. The default is the current session on the local computer.


Aliases

Session

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Path<String>

Specifies a path for the root of a DFS namespace.


Aliases

DfsPath,NamespaceRoot

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-ReferralPriorityClass<ReferralPriorityClass>

Specifies the target priority class for a DFS namespace root. Target priority offers you the ability to classify and rank in-site targets. You can specify targets to receive the highest or lowest preference, and you can divide the remaining targets based on their site cost for a DFS client to connect to them. The acceptable values for this parameter are: 

-- GlobalHigh. The highest priority class for a DFS target. Targets assigned this class receive global preference.
-- SiteCostHigh. The highest site cost priority class for a DFS target. Targets assigned this class receive the most preference among targets of the same site cost for a given DFS client.
-- SiteCostNormal. The middle or normal site cost priority class for a DFS target.
-- SiteCostLow. The lowest site cost priority class for a DFS target. Targets assigned this class receive the least preference among targets of the same site cost for a given DFS client.
-- GlobalLow. The lowest level of priority class for a DFS target. Targets assigned this class receive the least preference globally.


Aliases

PriorityClass,Class

Required?

false

Position?

3

Default Value

sitecost-normal

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-ReferralPriorityRank<UInt32>

Specifies the priority rank, as an integer, for a root target of the DFS namespace. Lower values have greater preference. A value of zero (0) is the greatest preference.


Aliases

PriorityRank,Rank

Required?

false

Position?

4

Default Value

0

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-State<State>

Specifies the state of the DFS namespace root target. The acceptable values for this parameter are: 

-- Online
-- Offline

Clients do not receive referrals for a DFS namespace folder target that is offline.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

2

Default Value

ONLINE

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-TargetPath<String>

Specifies a path for a root target of the DFS namespace. This cmdlet adds the folder that the path specifies.


Aliases

Target,DfsTarget,RootTargetPath

Required?

true

Position?

1

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-ThrottleLimit<Int32>

Specifies the maximum number of concurrent operations that can be established to run the cmdlet. If this parameter is omitted or a value of 0 is entered, then Windows PowerShell® calculates an optimum throttle limit for the cmdlet based on the number of CIM cmdlets that are running on the computer. The throttle limit applies only to the current cmdlet, not to the session or to the computer.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Confirm

Prompts you for confirmation before running the cmdlet.


Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

false

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-WhatIf

Shows what would happen if the cmdlet runs. The cmdlet is not run.


Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

false

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: -Verbose, -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -OutBuffer, and -OutVariable. For more information, see    about_CommonParameters.

Inputs

The input type is the type of the objects that you can pipe to the cmdlet.

Outputs

The output type is the type of the objects that the cmdlet emits.

  • Microsoft.Management.Infrastructure.CimInstance#MSFT_DfsNamespaceRootTarget

Examples

Example 1: Add a DFS namespace root target

This command adds a new DFS namespace root target, \\Contoso-FS04\Software, to the namespace that has the root path \\Contoso\Software.


PS C:\> New-DfsnRootTarget -Path "\\Contoso\Software" -TargetPath "\\Contoso-FS04\Software"

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